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Annie Bell Duncan Jenkins

 Jenkins, Annie Bell                                               Dec 22, 1880     Mar 24, 1953

Location:                              28o44.485 N             096o10.186 W

Services Conducted For Mrs. F. L. Jenkins Wednesday Morning

Funeral services were held Wednesday morning from the Taylor Brothers Funeral Home Chapel for Mrs. F. L. Jenkins, 72, of Collegeport.

Officiants at the services were Robert L. Craig and W. E. Coffman. Burial was in Collegeport, with Taylor Brothers in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Jenkins, a long-time resident of the county, passed away Tuesday morning.

She is survived by her husband; four daughters, Mrs. Lottie Knight of Centerville , Mrs. Carrie Corporon of Collegeport; Mrs. Ruby Wells of Collegeport, and Mrs. Bessie Ware of Collegeport.

Four sons, Joe Frank of Collegeport, Austin of Centerville, Julian of Palacios, and Pat of Collegeport; one sister, Mrs. Paul Walkup of Gould, Oklahoma; three brothers, Jessie Duncan of Kilgore, Frank Duncan of Palacios, and Wesley Duncan of San Antonio.

[handwritten date on obituary: March 26, 1953 ]


Funeral Services Held In Collegeport For Mrs. Annie Bell


Mr. Robert Craig and Mr. Bill Coffman of the Bay City Church of Christ officiated this morning at funeral services for Mrs. Annie Bell, 72, of Collegeport, who died at the Matagorda General Hospital Tuesday morning.


Mrs. Bell is survived by her husband, F. L. Bell; four daughters, Mrs. Lottie Knight of Centerville, Mrs. Carrie Corporon of Bay City; Mrs. Ruby Wells and Mrs. Bessie Ware of Collegeport and four sons, Joe Frank and Pat Jenkins of Collegeport, Austin of Centerville and Julian of the Prairie Community.


Also surviving Mrs. Bell are her sister, Mrs. Claud Walker are her sister, Mrs. Claud Walker of Gould, Okla. and brothers, Jessie Duncan of Collegeport. Frank Duncan of Palacios and Wesley Duncan of San Antonio.


Services were conducted at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home and interment was in the Collegeport Cemetery.


Daily Tribune, March 25, 1953


Fannie Emma Jenkins

 Jenkins, Fannie Emma                                        Mar 22, 1908      Jul 07, 1924

Location:                              28o44.487 N             096o10.186 W


Fannie Emma Jenkins was the daughter of F. L. and Anne Belle Duncan Jenkins. She died in Gulf, Texas .


Freeland Lawrence Jenkins

 Jenkins, Freeland Lawrence                             Sep 09, 1879     Jun 07, 1955

Location:                              28o44.484 N             096o10.186 W


 Final Rites Held In Collegeport For F. L. Jenkins, 75

     Funeral services were held at the Taylor Brothers Funeral Home Thursday for Freland Lawrence Jenkins, 75, who died June 7 at his home in Collegeport. He had resided in Collegeport for 36 years.

     He is survived by four daughters, Mrs. W. B. Knight of Centerville, Mrs. Ira Corporon, Mrs. R. L. Wells, and Mrs. Clyde Ware, all of Collegeport; four sons, Joe F. and P. E. of Collegeport, Julian A. of Palacios, and Austin L. of Centerville; two sisters, Mrs. Frank Palton of San Antonio and Mrs. Joe Pollard of Dilley; two brothers, J. M. Jenkins and A. P. Jenkins of Madisonville.

     Interment was in Collegeport Cemetery .

[Handwritten date on obituary: June 15, 1955 ]

 Mr. Jenkins was the son of A. J. and Sarah Emmaus Larrison Jenkins.


Sarah Emmaus Larrison Jenkins

 Jenkins, Mrs. Sarah Emmaus Larrison           Feb 18, 1850     Aug 13, 1922

Location:                              28o44.488 N             096o10.186 W


 Information from family: Sarah was the wife of Anguish Jasper Jenkins who died in 1904 and is buried in Larrison Family Cemetery in Madison County, Texas. She moved to Collegeport between 1920 and 1922 to live with her son Freeland L. Jenkins and his family.


Martin William Kopecky

 Kopecky, Martin William                                      Aug 27, 1874     Aug 28, 1939

Location:                              28o44.483 N             096o10.152 W

M. W. Kopecky Dies At Collegeport Monday.

Mr. M. W. Kopecky, merchant at Collegeport, succumbed to an illness Monday at 2 p.m.

Funeral Services were held in Collegeport Tuesday at 10 o'clock . He is survived by his wife.

The Matagorda County Tribune, August 31, 1939

Martin William Kopecky

Mr. Martin William Kopecky, aged 64 years and 7 days, passed away at the family residence in Collegeport, Monday, Aug. 28, 1937. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Kopecky, four daughters, Mrs. Lillie Calk, of Wadsworth; Mrs. Alvina Laslie, Palacios; Mrs. Annie Wooster, Baytown; Mrs. Emilie Ackerman, Collegeport and one son, Raymond Kopecky, of Sweeney.

Funeral services were held in Collegeport Community Church, Tuesday at 10 o’clock, with Rev. G. F. Gillespie officiating. Burial was made in the Collegeport Cemetery under the direction of the Palacios Funeral Home.

The sympathy of the entire community goes out to the bereaved.

Palacios Beacon, August 31, 1939



The community was saddened Monday morning, August 28th by the sudden death of M. W. Kopecky at his home here. Mr. and Mrs. Kopecky came here a few years ago and started a grocery store where they were still located.

Funeral services were held at the Community House Tuesday morning and burial in the Collegeport Cemetery .

The deepest sympathy of the community goes to the bereaved widow and children.

The Matagorda County Tribune, August 31, 1939


 NOTES: Mr. Kopecky's mother was Rosie Kopecky.


Mary Martha Hluchan Kopecky

   Kopecky, Mary Martha                                         Jul 16, 1877       Dec 02, 1965

Location:                              28o44.484 N             096o10.152 W


 Mrs. Kopecky Rites Saturday

 Mrs. Mary Martha Kopecky, 88, who lived on Bayou drive, passed away at Matagorda General Hospital this morning.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon at Taylor Brothers Funeral Home Chapel with Brother R. E. Johnson of the Pentecostal Church officiating. Interment will follow in Collegeport. She was a member of the Pentecostal Church .

Mrs. Kopecky is survived by four daughters, Mrs. F. C. Calk of Bay City , Mrs. Alvina Laslie of Blessing, Mrs. C. R. Wooster of Baytown , Mrs. Carl Ackerman of Collegeport; and one son Raymond J. Kopecky of Odessa .

Her grandsons will be the pallbearers.

The Daily Tribune, December 7, 1965

NOTES: Mrs. Kopecky was born in Moravia . Her father was Joseph Hluchan and her mother was Vera Hruska Hluchan.


Rozina Cecilia Kopecky

Kopecky, Rozina C.                                             Nov 20, 1850     Jul 23, 1936

Location:                              28o44.482 N             096o10.152 W


 Mrs. R. C. Kopecky

 Funeral services for Mrs. Rozina Cecilia Kopecky were held from the family residence at Citrus Grove, with Rev. George D. McClelland, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Palacios, officiating. Interment was made in the Collegeport Cemetery .

Mrs. Kopecky was born November 20, 1858 in Europe . To her marriage was born one son, Martin Kopecky who survives her. Besides the son there are five granddaughters and one grandson, one brother, one sister and their children. She passed away at her son's home on the morning of July 23, 1936 .

The Palacios Beacon, July 30, 1936

 NOTES: Other records indicate that her parents were John and Susie Kopecky.


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